House Democrats to sue Trump over border wall emergency
Apr 05, 2019, 00:25
President Donald Trump eased up on his threats to close the southern border as officials across his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president's urge for action, like stopping only foot traffic at certain crossings.
"The only thing, frankly, better but less drastic than closing the border is to tariff the cars coming in", he said.
"We will put tariffs on if they don't apprehend, and ultimately we're going to give a period time".
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Over the past week, the president has threatened to shut down the southern border but tamped down his rhetoric after Republicans and administration officials warned him of the potential economic ramifications.
This threat met with criticism from members of his own party, including usual Trump stalwart Sen. He has since praised the country for doing more. The United States and Mexico trade about $1.7 billion in goods daily, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "That will be a very powerful incentive because Mexico has the strongest immigration laws anywhere in the world", Trump said during a meeting at the White House. "If that doesn't work, we'll close the border". "There's a section there that has been finished, and he wants to be able to see that", Sanders said. The incidents allegedly took place on 18 and 22 December 2018 at the Yuma Sector of the border in Arizona.
Trump invoked national emergency powers in February, having tried to get wall funding from Congress without success. On Thursday, he added drugs as an additional condition for Mexico to meet - or else face consequences. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader.
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"The President's sham emergency declaration and unlawful transfers of funds have undermined our democracy, contravening the vote of the bipartisan Congress, the will of the American people and the letter of the Constitution", Pelosi said in a written statement.
Separately on Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would file a lawsuit aimed at preventing Trump from "stealing" billions from federal programs and diverting the money to building barriers along the border.
Nielsen has also requested volunteers from non-immigration agencies within her department and sent a letter to Congress seeking more money and detention space and broader authority to deport families faster.
In a stinging rebuke, the Democratic-controlled House passed legislation to terminate the emergency Trump declared at the US-Mexico border but Trump issued the first veto of his presidency in March to block that measure.
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